Lija Athletic earned another point as they held Mosta in a 1-1 draw at the Centenary Stadium on Saturday.
This was the second draw in three matches for Lija who now lie on the six-point mark although they are still second from bottom.
Thanks to this draw, Mosta, on the other hand, extend their unbeaten run to six matches and are now sixth on 19 points.
Following a goalless first half, Lija took the lead on the hour when off a cross by Nicholas Mclaren from the right, Erjon Beu headed home from close range.
Mosta equalised on the 74th minute when Gianluca Sciberras delivered a cross from the left and Christ Evo Ememe served Zachary Brincat who controlled the ball before beating Luke Bonnici with an angled shot from the right.
LIJA Luke Bonnici, Pedro Luiz Soares Gusso, Leon Muscat (Andre White 79’), Ismael Borg, Daniel Scerri, Erjon Beu, Harry Wood, Miguel Jimenez, Clayton Giordimaina, Nicholas Mclaren (Neil Micallef 82’), Valdo Goncalves Alhinho (Ryan Dalli 90’).
Coach: Joseph Galea
MOSTA Christoffer Mafoumbi, Nikola Braunovic (Johann Bezzina 71’), Dejan Debono (Liam Portelli 46’), Santiago Martinez (Gianluca Sciberras 61’), Christ Evo Ememe, Clayton Failla, Tyrone Farrugia, Rafael Morisco, Zachary Brincat, Bojan Kaljevic, Kevin Tulimieri.
Coach: Davor Filipovic
Referee: Trustin Farrugia Cann
Assistant Referees: Alan Camilleri, Paul Apap
Fourth Official: Slobodan Petrovic
Yellow Cards: C. Giordimaina, N. Mclaren, D. Scerri, P. Gusso, N. Micallef (L); N. Braunovic, Z. Brincat, C. Ememe (M)
BOV Player of the Match: Erjon Beu (L)